John K. Saunders

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John K. Saunders, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Department of Surgery (Fac)
NYU Bariatric Surgery Associates

Clinical Addresses

530 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-7302

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Medical Specialties

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

Medical Expertise

Hernia Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, GI Cancer Surgery, Obesity Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Biliary Disease, Biliary Tree Surgery, Colon-Rectal Surgery, Abdominal Surgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Minimally invasive abdominal surgery. weight loss surgery

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS PATHWAYS / PATHWAYS ENHANCED, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, HEALTHREPUBLIC, MAGNACARE PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, NY MEDICAID, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS

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Board Certification

2006 — Ab Surgery - Surgery

Education

2001 — Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical Education
2001-2006 — New York University (Surgery (General)), Internship
2001-2006 — New York University (Surgery (General)), Residency Training
2006-2007 — Hackensack University Medical Center (Laparoscopic Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Bariatric Surgery

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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http://hsl.med.nyu.edu/faculty-bibliography-search

Imbalanced expression of Tif1gamma inhibits pancreatic ductal epithelial cell growth
Ligr, Martin; Wu, Xinyu; Daniels, Garrett; Zhang, David; Wang, Huamin; Hajdu, Cristina; Wang, Jinhua; Pan, Ruimin; Pei, Zhiheng; Zhang, Lanjing; Melis, Marcovalerio; Pincus, Matthew R; Saunders, John K; Lee, Peng; Xu, Ruliang
2014 ;4(3):196-210, American journal of cancer research
— id: 1051012, year: 2014, vol: 4, page: 196, stat: Journal Article,

Validation of the surgical apgar score in a veteran population undergoing general surgery
Melis, Marcovalerio; Pinna, Antonio; Okochi, Shunpei; Masi, Antonio; Rosman, Alan S; Neihaus, Dena; Saunders, John K; Newman, Elliot; Gouge, Thomas H
2014 Feb;218(2):218-225, Journal of the American College of Surgeons
— id: 759732, year: 2014, vol: 218, page: 218, stat: Journal Article,

Randomized Pilot Trial of Bariatric Surgery Versus Intensive Medical Weight Management on Diabetes Remission in Type 2 Diabetic Patients Who Do NOT Meet NIH Criteria for Surgery and the Role of Soluble RAGE as a Novel Biomarker of Success
Parikh, Manish; Chung, Mimi; Sheth, Sheetal; McMacken, Michelle; Zahra, Tasneem; Saunders, John K; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Dunn, Van; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Schmidt, Ann Marie; Pachter, H Leon
2014 Oct;260(4):617-624, Annals of surgery
— id: 1186772, year: 2014, vol: 260, page: 617, stat: Journal Article,

Bariatric surgery may improve employment status in unemployed, underserved, severely obese patients
Turchiano, Michael; Saunders, John K; Fernandez, Gregory; Navie, Livia; Labrador, Luis; Parikh, Manish
2014 May;24(5):692-695, Obesity surgery
— id: 866802, year: 2014, vol: 24, page: 692, stat: Journal Article,

Patient preferences and bariatric surgery procedure selection; the need for shared decision-making
Weinstein, Andrew L; Marascalchi, Bryan J; Spiegel, Matthew A; Saunders, John K; Fagerlin, Angela; Parikh, Manish
2014 Nov;24(11):1933-1939, Obesity surgery
— id: 1310562, year: 2014, vol: 24, page: 1933, stat: Journal Article,

Validation of the surgical APGAR score in a veteran population
Melis, M; Pinna, A; Rosman, A S; Neihaus, D; Okochi, S; Saunders, J K; Newman, E; Gouge, T H
2013 February 2013;179(2):-, Journal of surgical research
— id: 217562, year: 2013, vol: 179, page: , stat: Journal Article,

Surgical Strategies That May Decrease Leak After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 9991 Cases
Parikh, Manish; Issa, Reda; McCrillis, Aileen; Saunders, John K; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Gagner, Michel
2013 Sep;257(2):231-237, Annals of surgery
— id: 179760, year: 2013, vol: 257, page: 231, stat: Journal Article,

Role of Bariatric Surgery as Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes in Patients Who Do Not Meet Current NIH Criteria: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Parikh, Manish; Issa, Reda; Vieira, Dorice; McMacken, Michelle; Saunders, John K; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Schubart, Ulrich; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Pachter, H Leon
2013 Sep;217(3):527-532, Journal of the American College of Surgeons
— id: 512922, year: 2013, vol: 217, page: 527, stat: Journal Article,

Tests of correlation between immediate postoperative gastroduodenal transit times and weight loss after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
Parikh, Manish; Eisner, Joseph; Hindman, Nicole; Balthazar, Emil; Saunders, John K
2012 Dec;26(12):3548-3551, Surgical endoscopy
— id: 184722, year: 2012, vol: 26, page: 3548, stat: Journal Article,

Safety of hepatic resections in obese veterans
Saunders, John K; Rosman, Alan S; Neihaus, Dena; Gouge, Thomas H; Melis, Marcovalerio
2012 Apr;147(4):331-337, Archives of surgery (Chicago)
— id: 164335, year: 2012, vol: 147, page: 331, stat: Journal Article,

Objective assessment of obesity-related comorbidity resolution following bariatric surgery
Liu J.X.; Saunders J.K.; Parikh M.
2011 ;21(8):1027-1028, Obesity surgery
— id: 137857, year: 2011, vol: 21, page: 1027, stat: Journal Article,

Percutaneous treatment of thoracic duct injuries
Marcon, Francesca; Irani, Katayun; Aquino, Theresa; Saunders, John K; Gouge, Thomas H; Melis, Marcovalerio
2011 Sep;25(9):2844-2848, Surgical endoscopy
— id: 136938, year: 2011, vol: 25, page: 2844, stat: Journal Article,

Safety of hepatic resections in obese veterans
Saunders J.K.; Rosman A.S.; Neihaus D.; Gouge T.H.; Melis M.
2011 ;13:60-60, HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
— id: 127251, year: 2011, vol: 13, page: 60, stat: Journal Article,

Bariatric Surgery: Low Mortality at a High-Volume Center
Ballantyne, Garth H; Belsley, Scott; Stephens, Daniel; Saunders, John K; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent; Davis, Daniel; Capella, Rafael F; Wasielewski, Annette; Moran, S; Schmidt, Hans J
2008 Jun;18(6):660-667, Obesity surgery
— id: 76848, year: 2008, vol: 18, page: 660, stat: Journal Article,

One-year readmission rates at a high volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Saunders, John; Ballantyne, Garth H; Belsley, Scott; Stephens, Daniel J; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent A; Capella, Rafael F; Wasileweski, Annette; Moran, Steven; Schmidt, Hans J
2008 Oct;18(10):1233-1240, Obesity surgery
— id: 92675, year: 2008, vol: 18, page: 1233, stat: Journal Article,

Short-term outcomes for super-super obese (BMI >/=60 kg/m(2)) patients undergoing weight loss surgery at a high-volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and open tubular gastric bypass
Stephens, Daniel J; Saunders, John K; Belsley, Scott; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent; Capella, Rafael F; Wasielewski, Annette; Moran, S; Schmidt, Hans J; Ballantyne, Garth H
2008 May-Jun;4(3):408-415, Surgery for obesity & related diseases
— id: 76849, year: 2008, vol: 4, page: 408, stat: Journal Article,

30-day readmission rates at a high volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Saunders, John K; Ballantyne, Garth H; Belsley, Scott; Stephens, Daniel; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent; Capella, Rafael F; Wasielewski, Annette; Moran, S; Schmidt, Hans J
2007 Sep;17(9):1171-1177, Obesity surgery
— id: 76850, year: 2007, vol: 17, page: 1171, stat: Journal Article,

Genetically engineered tumor cell vaccine in a head and neck cancer model
Couch, Marion; Saunders, John K; O'Malley, Bert W Jr; Pardoll, Drew; Jaffee, Elizabeth
2003 Mar;113(3):552-556, Laryngoscope
— id: 76852, year: 2003, vol: 113, page: 552, stat: Journal Article,

Spatial distribution of tumor vaccine improves efficacy
Couch, Marion; Saunders, John K; O'Malley, Bert W Jr; Pardoll, Drew; Jaffee, Elizabeth
2003 Aug;113(8):1401-1405, Laryngoscope
— id: 76851, year: 2003, vol: 113, page: 1401, stat: Journal Article,